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Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »

For Some Patients Financial Toxicity Is Real And Getting Worse

The Trump Administration has not been shy about being critical of drug prices, transparency, and other issues it sees as plaguing the prescription drug market. One can say that this Administration has been more proactive in this area than any other Administration. While from a policy perspective drug price transparency and a better functioning prescription… Read More »